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. this is life threatening. >> discuss payment of the wall? >> more than a photo op. ♪ ♪ good morning and welcome to "sunday today" on this labor day weekend i'm willie geist. we're watching wild weather and in the latest in a wild week in the presidential campaign. he grew from tv jim halport to one of hollywood's living man. >> i'm living a lottery ticket
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life. i love people are giving me the opportunity. the world at our fingertips. there isn't much you can have delivered to your doorstep with the touch of an app of your phone. the on demand economy. >> can you believe you were able to outsource your entire dinner party. >> no, and i'm kind of scared i know that now. and harry smith on the texas town finding new life in tiny houses. >> you have a tiny house. you have a tiny dog and you have a tiny car. >> what does that say? i want to live small. might as well do it all the way around, right? we got a great group assembled. we'll talk to them in a moment. hermine is a post tropical cyclone but expected to gain strength after slamming florida, the carolinas and virginia. tammy lighter is in seaside heights new jersey for us. >> reporter: good morning. not a bad day here aside from a lot of wind and a very angry
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ocean behind me. you can see the waves are getting bigger with a very strong current. as far as hermine, she's considered a post tropical storm off the coast of virginia and maryland. 250 miles east of ocean city. hermine doesn't look like a classical tropical storm because she has no eye. prep is underway. they have been preparing for this storm. homeowners protecting their home and the beach has been cleared of everything. down south in norfolk, virginia, that community was hit hard yesterday. heavy flooding, cars under water about 55,000 people without power in virginia. now hermine is expected to stall off the coast over the next few days, top winds reaching around 65 miles an hour and we're told hermine could reach hurricane strength again but the key thing here is hermine is not expected to hit land again. where i am here on the jersey shore, we're expected to get hit
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with weather later on this afternoon. willie. >> let's hope everybody is safe and a great beach down of seaside heights, new jersey. meanwhile, a 5.6 quake shook oklahoma saturday and felt in six other states as far away as illinois and colorado. officials ordered waste water wells to shut down as geologists look into the earthquake that some believe could be connected to fracking. mother teresa is st. theory. mother teresa won the noble peace prize for her work with the poor in india. she died in 1997. the search for two american climbers overseas was called off this morning. they were last seen august 21st attempting to climb a nearly 24,000 foot peak in pakistan.
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their families called off because the extremely dangerous conditions faced by rescue teams. >> hillary clinton and donald trump are taking a brief break before the presidential race turns for home. on saturday trump visited a black church to reach out to african american voters among whom he trails badly. trump told parishioners the country needs a civil rights agenda, one that ensures a better education and good jobs. >> san francisco's 49ers colin kaepernick will explain protests at a church service today. his refusal to stand for the national anthem before the team's preseason games set off a firestorm. the santa cla ra police union threatened not to work the football games but the police chief is reassuring the stadium it will be safe. an amazing sight into a high school football game on saturday
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night. check out this picture timed perfectly. conner curry apparently getting pass protection from a ghost. a dallas morning news photographer captured this moment when a lineman's helmet came loose and floated there eerily in midair. a strong crew, paul is the founder and ceo of the outstanding non-profit veterans group iava that aids and advocates for those who served in iraq and afghanistan. paul served himself in the united states army as a first platoon leader. simon sanders, democratic strategists and press secretary for the bernie sanders campaign served in the democratic national convention committee as a 16-year-old she introduced bill clinton at an event so well he hateed to have to follow her. good praise there and adrian carrasqi us editor for buzz feed
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and he said prominent latino voters would not stand with donald trump. adrian, great to have you. >> thanks for having me, willie. >> we made it to labor day 2016. ted cruz got in march 23rd, 2015 is when we started and we're turning for home. pat on the back for everyone involved. let's start with donald trump's attempted out reach to minority groups this week. we saw him speaking at the black church yesterday in detroit and philadelphia and earlier in the week he made that trip down to mexico to meet with the president there and came back to phoenix for a major immigration speech and many people noted the contrast and tone. take a look. >> we did discuss the wall. we didn't discuss payment of the wall. that will be for a later date. we will build a great wall along the southern border. and mexico will pay for the wall. [ cheers ] >> they don't know it yet but they are going to pay for the
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wall. >> adrian, diplomat by day in mexico, fire brand again, the old donald trump by night in phoenix. did he do anything to help himself this week among la dtin voters? >> a lot of hispanic advisors they saw in mexico at chance at a compassion et speech and thought this would turn the page and in phoenix he doubled down on a hard line immigration stance. what he had was like an 11-day trial balloon telling hispanic advisors i'm open to a humane way, let's think through a way immigrants can stay here. kelly ann conway said he might be softening, trump said the same and 11 days later he's giving a fiery speech in phoenix his supporters loved. i was there in the crowd and they were excited he did not soften on immigration but his panic adversaries started
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quitting. >> symone, it feels like too little too late to a lot of people around donald trump. >> i definitely i think it's too little too late and donald trump went to that church yesterday and he was also actually in philadelphia on friday meeting with some african american leaders and what not. that was a closed press thing. i think it's good to go and do this out reach but again, this is, what, 60 days from election day and you can't start out reach to communities 60 days before. we haven't heard policies concerning african american communities and latino communities outside this hard line immigration stance from donald trump. i think folks are really looking for some remedies to this rhetoric he's been putting out there and the rhetoric is dee vie sie decisive and demeaning. it's more moderate republicans that don't want to vote for someone they believe people are calling racists, bigoted. >> with all that said, paul,
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with all the things we said at the table and the struggles, you look at some of the numbers. hillary clinton is probably leading when you look at the map but polling again this week looked to have tightened up because of stories like this one. the 47-page report from the fbi detailing the investigation on the server. she said in an interview with the fbi, she didn't understand c markings meant classified. she used 13 different devices at least, the old ones were destroyed with a hammer and she never sought approval for private e-mail server despite the obligation to do so. that is why her honest and trust worthy numbers are right where donald trump's are at 31% this week. >> that's the bottom line. they are both incredibly popular. you see the shift around labor day. they are going for the middle and getting people undecided and take from each other eastsid's . this will dog hillary clinton and be around her and it's a big
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reason the numbers suffer. most americans are sick of the process. many people want it to be over but they will continue to be focused on these things that couldn't move people in the middle. >> symone, you had krcritiques about hillary clinton, do you feel that way today after the report this week? >> i think senator sanders was clear his issues with secretary clinton were about the issues and where they stood on the issues. i think that there are clearly a number of americans that don't think secretary clinton had feelings, but i think they dislike donald trump more and that is what we're currently seeing. i think this is going to end upcoming down to, you know, who is going to be a great commander in chief and lead? who will be able to stand up there and when the rubber meets the road. advocate and on those issues, i think secretary clinton is leaps and bounds ahead. >> adrian, as we turn out of labor day weekend, where is this
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race? we're hit with a new poll every day. how close is it or how far apart are they? >> i think trump had maybe two of three of his worst weeks right after the convention, and, you know, clinton got to a seven to nine-point lead and now looks like it's tightened again, four points, five points, i think that a lot of the fundamentals of the race haven't changed. trump still has to connect with voters beyond his base. his base loves him and he said they will not turn against him no matter what and that might be true but he has to expand. you see polls in suburban areas in michigan where there are republican voters affluent, they don't really like him. they throw around words like racist and stuff like that. >> by the way, even among white voters, college educated voters he's struggling. paul, i want to get to the event happen thing wednesday. the commander in chief forum, iava helping put it together. it will be on nbc and msnbc, matt lauer hosting it.
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what do you want to hear from donald trump and hillary clinton? >> we want to hear why they think they should be commander in chief. this is a historic event. we're thrilled that nbc and msnbc will be partners in this. there has never been a conversation we know of in presidential history strictly focused on military and veterans issues. we'll have an amazing room on the aircraft carrier and the first time the candidates will be in the same place and the veterans want to hear from them. how are you going to reform the v.a. and tackle suicide and take care of veterans. at least for one hour, one night in prime time our issues will be front and center. >> and as you said, you're the first person to get those two people in the same place at the same time on an aircraft carrier. i want to talk about colin kaepernick. he refused to stand again thursday night for the national anthem in san diego. a photograph came out this week of him in practice wearing socks
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that depicted cops as pigs. symone, what is your take? most people recognize his right under the first amendment to say what he wants to say but what do you belove about the way he's doing it? >> protest is part of the american fabric. we got this country via protest. there are few things more american than protesting. i think colin kaepernick has the right to protest. i might not have worn the socks that have pigs on them because i have family members and friends that are police officers and the majority of officers are amazing and great and doing really well, but there is a segment of officers in this country that are not. we can't deny black and brown people have been dispreportion anytimely killed in police custody. it's concerning folks have come out and had issues with colin kaepernick because i wonder if it's about the message or
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messenger. >> it has to do with tactics. i fought for his right to do this. most veterans feel the same way. i appreciate of a lot of what he says but by protesting it during the national anthem is entirely distracted from the message. he's a pro football player in the nfl. there is a lot of ways to get attention other than sitting during the national anthem and ticking off half the country. he could have made it in a lot more effective way. you're on the field in front of millions. you don't have to sit there during the anthem to make your point. >> thursday night, adrian, was a solute to service night, big military city. that was an added layer to the story where you had active duty military standing there doing the national anthem and he's seat in front of them. >> i think what symone said, the mohammuhammad alis of the world protest goes beyond and not exactly comfortable for people. >> stick with me for the highs and lows of the week coming up
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next including the governor of new jersey giving his all for the king of new jersey. bruce springstene. college football team that opened up the 2016 campaign stacked up in a dog pile. not good. sunday today back good morning, here is a look at your labor day weekend forecast. upper 70s in philadelphia today. clouds and sun. no rain until late day, that will be focused on the jersey shore, delaware beaches, and that is more limited as hermine is more further off of the shoreline from us. we get up to 80 in the lehigh valley. gusty winds in the next few days. and the crochet just kept on coming. well, at carmax, you don't have to return the favor.
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travis asked to join the boy, pulled up a seat, ate two slices of pizza with 11-year-old beau pasky with autism. they talked about football and school. his mother said i'm not sure what exactly made this incredibly kind man to share a lunch table with my son but i'm happy to say this will not soon be tropical storm because he sat across a someone with great eyes. travis rudolph offered beau and his moll his cell phone number so they can hang out again. i could go on and on and on about how great that story is. they invite him to the game, give out the cell phone number and you know what his mom said? the rest of the week he was surrounded by girls at his table because he was the coolest guy at school. >> they hope travis comes back. >> exactly. i'm not exactly sure how to turn from that high to the first low but here it goes as we discussed
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a moment ago, immigration was the topic of the week and marco gutierrez, founder of latinos for trump had a dire and delicious warning about a coming culinary invasion. >> my culture is very dominant culture. and it's causing problems. if you don't do something about it, you'll have taco trucks every corner. >> if you don't do something about it, you'll have taco trucks at every corner. i think hillary clinton will add that to the campaign. they start a poll, tacos have super high approval rating. >> that's austin, texas. >> right. >> most people ask is that a threat or promise? we hope it's a promise. the next high goes to the sportsmanship of barcelona's under 12 squad winning a close game but the japanese kids are devastated and sobbing so the spanish team cuts short to pick up their opponents. a lot of hugs, couple of
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friendly come on buddy face slaps you'll see here in a second and even one, look at me, look at me, it's just a game guys, neck grab. those kids are the best. well done, boys. i love these sports moments. these are good. >> good stuff. it's great. >> the next low, don't speak too soon. likelihood that star swimmer and recent gas station vandalizeder, i'll let ryan tell you about the product. >> we all like to have fun but it's a good idea to stay safe. i don't go anywhere without robo cop. it's this tiny device. pull the pin and it releases a startling alarm that can get you out of a bad situation. >> wow. >> startled himself with that one. you'll remember lochte was dropped by ralph lauren, speedo and a mattress company.
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>> just stop, man. just stop, man. >> don't pull the pin. don't pull the pin. think he could have used it in rio. the next high to the moves of chris christie attending his 141st bruce springstene show. the song is 10th avenue freeze out. go get it, gov. ♪ ♪ >> he's got the moves, man. the governor joined by his son andrew. a springstene fan posted the video with the caption chris christie knows all the words. if you go to 141 shows you know the words. >> i don't want to go many places with chris christie but a concert -- >> the final low is not the way you want to start the football season. the hilltoppers ready to charge out of the tunnel onto the field to the roar of the home fans. here is how that went. all it takes is one guy slipping
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and going down and now it turns into a long domino trick with stampede and dog pile. only slow motion really does this justice. let's enjoy this. the hilltoppers we can report did pick themselves up nicely blowing out rice, 46-14. you played a little college ball. >> that quickly became a footwork drill. up down. good training. >> paul, symone, adrian, thank you for joining us on labor day weekend and we'll see you wednesday night. next on "sunday today". next on "sunday today". john squuuuack, let's feed him let's feto the sharks!sharks! yay! and take all of his gold! and take all of his gold! ya! and hide it from the crew! ya...? squuuuack, they're all morons anyway! i never said that. they all smell bad too. no! you all smell wonderful! i smell bad! if you're a parrot, you repeat things. it's what you do. if you want to save fifteen percent or more on car insurance,
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connors. let's get to krystal klei. yeah, hermine setting well off of the shore right now. system still moving to the east northeast at 12 miles per hour, but it is projected to start to shift and make a turn towards us. sunday, 2:00 in the afternoon, later today, starting to make that curve, but you really see it as we move into your monday here. that is at 2:00 a.m. wind strengthening as well. you see by 2:00 a.m. on tuesday it makes it's closest point to us then. then monday through news, rain, winds, and the height of coastal flooding. as we continue into your thursday that will continue to
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move off. notice again the focus on wind speeds. as it gains strength, that is when it is closest to us. that leads to the coastal threat for us as we go through the next several days. >> take it with you throughout the weekend so you can track hermine along with us. i'm rosemary connors, we'll see you back here at 9:00.
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♪ ♪ that, my friends, is television history, the first ever lip sync battle. the brain child of krasinski, it's one of the many projects john krasinski has going now but over a decade ago, the struggling actor was this close to giving up on the dream and going home to massachusetts when the office called and changed his life. now john directs and stars in a
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film about family called the hollers. we caught up with the bartender on the day of the movie's release. >> this is how you pour a beer. take the class, spin it, tilt it like so. where is the hard stuff? butt, slide it into a -- >> we're good. >> thanks. >> thank you, cheers. >> how many bar tending jobs? >> nine. got fired from nine. >> how do you get fired from nine? >> i'd like to say it was me turning to the manager and saying i have an audition, he said don't come back but i think i was bad. i did get fired from a lot of places but with heart. people got me. >> they didn't see your genius. >> jim thinks he can eat six saltines in under a minute without water. >> i know i can eat six saltines in under a minute without water. >> how is it going, john? >> dwight? >> most of us were introduced to
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john krasinski sometime after his story as a bartender came to an end. he played a paper salesman on "the office". >> marijuana is a memory loss drug, so maybe you just don't remember. >> that's not how it works. >> how do you know how it works? >> knock it off. i'm interviewing you. >> no, you said i would be conducting the interview when i walk in here. now exactly how much pot did you speak? >> jim was known for looks to camera and his crush on pam, the receptionest. "the office" was the break that set his career. >> we owe everything to the fans. our show was going to be cancelled and itunes came out and they were buying a show for $1.99. they bought a show they could see for free. >> this is not funny. this is totally unprofessional. >> you're the one. >> that's the reason why we stayed on, and then we caught fire on our own way. every time someone comes up to
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me and says it is a bummer you'll only be known as jim? being known as jim is an honor. >> in the last year alone krasinski starred in "13 hours" and an amazon series and welcomed his second daughter with wife emily blunt and delivered what you might call his third baby. >> ice cream and pretzels. >> how about heart attacks. is that one of her favorite things, too? >> do you have a problem with me. >> krasinski is the producer, star about a struggling artist and father to be who comes home after his mother got sick. >> you've been working on this for years and years and years and put your own money into it and directed, produced, starred. how do you feel today. >> special. this is a movie not being made much anymore, in today's world
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when everything is dramatic out there already, it's nice to tell stories as simple and strong as family. i come from a very loving, tight-knit family, which is not this family, and yet at the end of the script i said that's my family. >> so he set out to assemble his movie family starting with a familiar face. >> i feel great. >> the first call i made was to margaret martin dale. if she didn't do it, i wouldn't have done it. >> here is one piece of video. >> oh my god, you found it. you found it. >> what are we looking at here? >> a marshall's commercial from maybe 17 years ago, and it's a woman i was sitting to was margaret martindale. >> and the story is she turned to you -- >> she said i don't have any money but if i did, i'd bet it on you. >> terrified. >> when you put this movie together at the same time, your starting a family of your own.
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>> yes. >> you just had a little girl. >> just had a little girl, hazel. >> did that change the way you looked at this story? >> it only changed everything. so yes, i did understand my character's sort of plot a little better being the guy on the doorstep or being a father. i understood my parents better immediately and even more thankful for having a loving relationship with my brothers and you think about the bigger idea of who has been here before you and where you're headed. >> so i didn't realize going back a little bit in your career, how close you were to getting out of the business to not doing it. >> yeah. >> in fact, like a week away, maybe from getting out of the business. >> yes. >> before "the office" comes up. >> yeah. >> where were you at that point in your life and career. >> i went to this college and there was a great college in water ford, connecticut. i went in there wanting to be an english teacher and i said i'll give the acting thing a real try and my mom said okay, if you do
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this you have to make one promise n two and a half, three years and if you don't feel like there is a bite, if there is not a nibble, you have to make me a promise you'll pull out because you can't ask her to give up on her son's dreams which is a great, supportive way. two and a half three years later, i said you're right. i'm going to pull out. she said it's september, wait until the end of the year. three weeks later booked "the office." i'm living a lottery ticket life. "13 hours" was a massive transformation not only physically but for my career because people were able to say, yeah, let's see hill in something else and they allowed me to do it. >> this is jack silva. >> when that script came to you, what were you thinking? you knew there would be a political reaction to the movie. >> the only thing you can do is what does it feel like to you? i'm a huge military supporter. i come from a huge military
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family. i thought this is a perfect opportunity to show what it really takes to be a man or woman serving for us. >> so tell me what your lovely life emily thought about the physical transformation. >> she's been in shape for movies like this and she's generally always in shape in a frustrating way. >> so she inspired you a bit. >> my wife is my hero in every single way, truly every single day i'm blown away by her so i'm always looking to her for inspiration. >> do you like playing football? >> i love playing football. >> you had amazing mentors directing this movie, you were able to talk to people like george clooney. >> the thing i learned most is how to maintain a level of class and respect on a movie set like it would be in a cloassroom or workplace. it has got to be we're humans and do something. there is never a moment we're not family. >> another connection you had was to robin williams. >> tie the knot, what do you do?
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>> who talked you through your career. >> he took me aside and said i think you'll be in this business awhile. don't ever forget the responsibility you have to be the better person than everybody else on this set meaning you have a responsibility to be a leader and to care about this movie and these people for everybody. i have taken it to heart every single day. >> the hollers is in theaters now. as mentioned, john's next big role follows in the footsteps of alec baldwin and harrison ford as he plays jack ryan in the series for amazon. he's been fired as a bartender nine times. we stepped behind the bar to check the skills and you can see that in the web extras. next on "sunday today," the on demand economy if you ordered a sandwich, shirt or taxi from your hand held device, you're part of the exploding market where everything
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too. pretty booked all the time, seven days a week. >> his schedule booked, his lawn care business booming and his new customers in the suburbs of columbus, ohio, they are streaming in from a novel source, an online platform called next door. >> before i got the app next door i passed out fliers and went door to door. after i went next door, got a lot more customers, making more money. >> andrew is part of the rapidly growing on demand economy that attracts more than 20 million customers spending close to $60 billion a year. customers that aren't just in the big cities. in fact, most of them are in rural areas and suburbs like andrew's while only one-third are in urban areas like san francisco where these days there is an app to order just about anything. a former "today show" employee and she's hosting a wine club
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dinner completely on demand. how much of this dinner party do you think we can outsource? >> i'd like to outsource everything. is that possible? >> let's try. >> let's try. i'm excited. >> with a host of on demand apps, she flies through the dinner to do list. apartment cleaned, check. the handy app. flowers, table settings taken care of with table and teaspoon, massages, yeah, massages from z. >> the guilt that i feel from ordering mostly everything on demand has been slowly melted away in this massage. >> that's good. >> but there is more. hair and makeup from beglammed, wine delivery by banquet, food and chef from feastly and finally, evening attire delivered by the cut and stitch fix. >> look great. i love the dress. love the makeup. you look beautiful. can you believe you were able to outsource your entire dinner
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party? >> no, and i'm kind of scared that i know that now. >> everything at this dinner party, except the charming guests was provided through an on demand app including the refills poured by a tar tender hired through task rabbit. max works 15 hours a week as a tasker. >> i like the flexibility. i'm able to make my own schedule, set my own hours and price rates so i don't have to answer to anyone. >> max is part of 45 million americans powering this economy either performing a service or offering goods. he says his task rabbit work is earn him $1,000 a week. >> do you ever find yourself frustrated with the lack of predictability of the scheduling? >> i do at times when it slows down. it's hard to plan out your week when you don't have a schedule set. >> the on demand economy is a sort of cultural frontier with
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plenty of benefits but uncalculate costs. >> what are the consequences of the rise of the on demand economy for the american work force. >> he's a professor. >> fewer people have health care, insurance. fewer people are part of retirement plans and you cannot build an economy founded on a bunch of crummy jobs because you're going to have a crummy society filled with crummy jobs. >> 67% who worked as independent contractor said they wouldn't choose to do it again but where wages are stagnant, the jobs are filling the gaps. leah is the chairwoman of task rabbit. >> so an average tasker, the way we measure it is that they are paying up to three important bill as month with their task rabbit income. that might mean they are doing a few jobs a month, but they are relying on it in some capacity
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just to make their lives better. >> for andrew back in ohio, the on demand economy paid one big bill. >> i'm heading into my sophomore year of college pretty much debt free. feels good. >> olivia sterns reporting. next, the texas town trying to make a come back as the home of tie know houses. good morning, i'm looking at your labor day forecast. upper 70s in philadelphia today, a mix of clouds and tun. doesn't look like much in terms of rain until late day. that will be the jersey shore, the delaware beaches, and it is limited as hermine is now further off of the shore mine from us. we get up to 80 in the lehigh valley where things are mixing in with the sun and clouds and gusty winds for the next few days.
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if you've ever been to spur, texas, population 1300 give or take you probably were passing through state highway 70 on the way so somewhere else but now spur has a new draw. harry smith has the story. >> out in the high plains of
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west, texas, the town of spur looks like it lost it's giddy along time ago but newcomers, pioneers started rolling in. >> how exciting. >> she came from south carolina. >> where can i live legally in a tiny house, spur, texas popped up. >> spur declared itself the tiny house capital of america, vacant lots $500. >> at $500, who could say no? >> in case you didn't know, the tiny house movement is a thing. the belief getting small means you can live large. >> this is libber rating. you have everything you need and nothing more. >> this is gorgeous. >> thank you. >> most towns want nothing to do with tiny houses. >> pantry. >> all right. there is eight to nine inches to spare on either side. >> and folks in spur, weren't so sure about it, either. >> what kind of people? who are we talking art here?
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nudests? >> welcoming tiny houses to spur was the idea of david. >> what's our offer? peace and quiet, safety. low cost of living. >> tiny houses go for about $30,000 and up. five are complete now and they think there could be 20 done by the end of the year. you're the zoning guy? >> yes. >> have you ever been this busy? >> no, sir. >> denise, a new yorker via los angeles says it's a long drive to get sushi but she loves living in spur. do you feel like a pioneer here? >> yes, yes. yes! [ laughter ] >> that's what we've been called, the pioneers. >> true texan charlie morris lived in spur for 40 years. >> when this idea first came along that people would put up tiny houses here in spur, what do you think? >> insanity. impossible for us to fathom. >> but he says if you want to
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pitch in, you're more than welcome. >> life is kind of like a train, somebody coming in, make the train go, you're going to be welcome, you bet. don't try to derail it. there is always some of those. >> rebar a college professor plans to teach online from her tiny house. she has no regrets from leaving her big house and old life behind. you have a tiny house, you have a tiny dog and a tiny car. >> so what does that say? i want to live small, so might as well do it all around, right? >> her little house on the prairie. >> harry smith from spur, texas. this week we highlight another life well lived. the debate came after the news of his death. which is your favorite gene wilder movie? there was young frankenstein and the producers where he played leo bloom and placing saddles where he was the gunfighter who
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really enjoyed a drink and most famously the title character in the 1971 classic "willy wonka and the chocolate factory". ♪ ♪ >> then the run with richard prior in four movies including "silver streak" and "stir crazy". >> that's right, we bad. >> darn right. >> wilder was born in milwaukee in 1933, the son of a russian immigrant salesman. his third marriage was to ""saturday night live" star gilda. five years later she died of ovarian cancer and he formed gilda's club. wilder married again in 1991. after a 2003 appearance on "will and grace" for which he won an emmy. wilder announced his retirement
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we close this morning as we always do at this time with some productions for the week ahead. on tuesday members of congress return from their summer recess and get back to work after a little time in their districts. voting to fund the government past the end of the month, finding the money to fight the zika virus and we predict and hope a fast track bipartisan initiative to ensure a taco truck on every corner by the end of the year just like that guy said. on wednesday, apple is making a big announcement on now
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products. tech heads believe we could get the latest iphone, the 7. we predict there will be a popup reminder as you take a photo and post to instagram that nobody cares what your salad looked like at lunch and on thursday night, the nfl season kicks off with a rematch of the super bowl when cam newton leads the panthers against the defending champion broncos playing out the recently retired peyton manning. the broncos renamed the starting quarterback but we can report exclusively, the man under center on thursday night will be a young gun slinger who goes by the name of gary busey. kid makes the throws and sees the field nicely. stay tuned for nbc's "meet the press." chuck todd sits down with indiana governor mike pence. thank you for spending part of your morning with us on "sunday today." enjoy the rest of your labor day
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preparing for the worst. hermine is turning for the coast. the delaware beaches already feeling the whipping winds of hermine. we're also live at the jersey shore. the waving crashing along the beach will only get better as hermine gets closer to our coast. good morning, this is nbc 10 news today, i'm rosemary connors. we want to make sure you have plenty of information about hurricane hermine. the storm will beit

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